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sleeper spy n.
espion dormant

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
espion dormant, espions dormants
espion qui ne transmet pas d'information mais qui est prêt à intervenir
(=person) dormeur
They decided to wake the sleepers during these periods of eye movement.
1. (=train) train-couchettes 2. (=sleeping carriage) wagon-lits ; voiture-lits 3. (=berth) couchette 4. (on rail track) traverse [UK]
[Rail] I usually go up to London on the sleeper. I booked a first-class sleeper.
train auto-couchettes
wagon couchette ; wagon-lit
cellule dormante
agent dormant
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   (=person)   dormeur (-euse)      m/f     
→ They decided to wake the sleepers during these periods of eye movement        
to be a good sleeper, Her first baby was not a good sleeper.      Son premier bébé dormait mal.  
to be a light sleeper      avoir le sommeil léger  
I'm a light sleeper.      J'ai le sommeil léger.  
     (British, on rail track)   traverse    f  
   (=train)   train-couchettes    m     
→ I usually go up to London on the sleeper.        
   (=sleeping carriage)   wagon-lits    m  , voiture-lits    f  
   (=berth)   couchette    f     
→ I booked a first-class sleeper.        
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"sleeper spy": examples and translations in context
She a British sleeper spy? - No. C'est un agent dormant britannique ?
The truth is, the reactivation of a cold war sleeper spy Would be an embarrassment to my government. En vérité, la réactivation d'un agent dormant de la Guerre Froide embarrasserait mon gouvernement.
Centers on a CIA officer who is fingered as a Russian sleeper spy. She eludes capture by superiors who are convinced she is out to assassinate the president. While trying to reunite with her family, she struggles to prove someone else is the traitor. Evelyn Salt, un agent de la CIA, est dénoncée par un déserteur comme étant une "taupe" russe. Salt doit alors échapper à la capture de ses supérieurs afin de prouver son innocence.
The truth is the reactivation of a Cold War sleeper spy would be an embarrassment to my government. {\pos(192,195)}embarrasserait mon gouvernement.
Train kids as sleeper agents to be used as future spies. Des enfants étaient utilisés comme agents dormants.
Jeff's parents, Richard and ElizabethGrant, are in fact Russian spies, specifically of the type known as "sleepers". Richard et ElizabethGrant, les parents de Jeff, sont en effet des espions russes mis en «sommeil».
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